The Perkins Bacon Archive held by the Royal Philatelic Society is a wonderful primary source for philatelists but, although it is generally available for consultation by serious researchers by appointment, anyone living some distance away cannot readily access it. The information has now been made available in a series of books, of which these are the first two.Perkins Bacon Archive No. 1: The General Account of Postage Labels 1840.189+xxiii pages. As well as facsimile copies of every page a summary is provided of the work of every individual named printer.Perkins Bacon Archive No. 2: Postage Stamp Warrants 1840-1845122+x pages. The Royal Philatelic Society holds 120 original warrants ordering 1d, 2d and VR stamps. These show exactly what was ordered when, and provides a wonderful primary source for serious researchers. The front and back of each warrant is illustrated.